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William Hohri Interview

Date: September 12, 1997
Location: Los Angeles, California
Videographer: Matt Emery
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-264
01:27:08
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Nisei male. Born 1927 in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. One of the major players in the movement for Japanese American redress and reparations, Mr. Hohri founded the National Council for Japanese American Redress (NCJAR). Mr. Hohri passed away in 2010.
This interview is part of the Densho Visual History Collection. Visit Densho for more information.

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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Growing up in Los Angeles, California Segment 1 of 14 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor Segment 2 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Witnessing father's arrest by the FBI: "it was just very intense" Segment 3 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Memories of camp Segment 4 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Attending high school in camp Segment 5 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California After leaving camp, denied reentry when trying to visit parents Segment 6 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Early involvement in the redress movement Segment 7 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Involvement in the "Tokyo Rose" case Segment 8 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Meeting the leaders of the redress movement Segment 9 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California The importance of media coverage in a political movement Segment 10 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Being recruited to head a new organization, the National Council for Japanese American Redress Segment 11 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Participation in the Civil Rights Movement Segment 12 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Strategies involved in the redress movement Segment 13 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Reflections on redress Segment 14 of 14 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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